Knob Noster dropped a close third set in a 25-17, 19-25, 28-26 loss to Sherwood on Thursday.
Taylor Kuhlman had 11 kills, 19 assists, nine digs and two aces. Kayla Kuhlman had nine kills, two blocks, nine digs and two aces. Allie Schnorenburg had 11 digs and two aces. Leighah Aquino had 10 digs and five aces. Peyton Filler had two blocks.
Knob Noster won the junior varsity match 25-23, 25-15.
The Lady Panthers will face Sherwood again on Saturday in the Holden Tournament.